Whither the INF Treaty? The Trump administration has announced that America will withdraw from the treaty. NATO endorses Washington’s finding that Russia is non-compliant. Major dilemmas await Washington and Europe in a post-INF Treaty world.
This is the second of a two-part series analyzing the impact of the changing theatre missile landscape and the INF Treaty. The first part considered the future of the INF Treaty on transatlantic relations. Part II looks at Russian perspectives on the treaty.
Against the backdrop of events in Ukraine, it will take a formidable diplomatic effort to arrest a tit-for-tat missile dynamic between NATO and Russia.
In his latest article, Kristian A. Kennedy examines the modernization of intermediate-range missiles outside of Europe and discusses the relevancy of the unmodified INF Treaty in the 21st century.